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Today's Death Notices

Fred Neumann, 93, of Coventryville

Last Week's Obituaries

Norman J. Fuller, Jr.

Published on: Friday, August 15, 2014

Norman J. Fuller, Jr., 73, of Tracy Road, passed away Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Bassett Healthcare, in Cooperstown.

He was born September 21, 1940 in Springfield, NY, the son of Norman J. Fuller, Sr. and Hannah Crandall Fuller. On December 20, 1971 he married Barbara Barriger in Madison, NY. She predeceased him on June 22, 2001. Norman was a farmer for most of his life and ran the family farm, a life’s work that was very important to him. At one time Norman worked for the Community Workshop in Norwich. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Norman was a loving father and grandfather who considered his family his first priority. He was of the Methodist faith. Surviving are his two daughters, Barbara (Norman) Hebert of Norwich, NY and Pattie Fuller of Sherburne, NY and her fiancé Dorian Browne; one son, Norman Fuller of Norwich, NY and his companion Stacey Cox; three brothers, Leroy (Joyce) of Ohio, NY; Merle (Cindy) of Dunn, North Carolina and Richard (Lillian) of Sherburne, NY, 10 grandchildren and several beloved nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home at 10 South Main Street, Sherburne, NY. Friends are invited to call at 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will be at the Earlville Cemetery.

Perma L. Marriott

Published on: Monday, August 18, 2014


EARLVILLE – Perma L. Marriott, 91, of East Main St., passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Community Memorial Hospital, SNF.

She was born in Allentown, PA on September 15, 1922 a daughter of the late George and Elda (Hauser) Scholl and was a 1941 graduate of Allentown High School. On June 15, 1949 she was united in marriage to Fred W. Marriott. He predeceased her on January 31, 1986. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Earlville and been active on several committees at church. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women and had served on the Earlville Cemetery Board. Perma was employed for over 20 years by the Sherburne - Earlville Central School System, retiring in 1984. Following her retirement she worked at Crouse Community Center. Perma was truly devoted to not only her family, but anyone who was in need of assistance.

Surviving are her two sons, Frederick G. and Victoria Marriott of Lyons Falls; Malcolm J. and Nancy Marriott of Earlville, two daughters Miriam and Mark Hill of Earlville; Hope Marriott and Don of El Prado, NM, a step daughter, Irene Moore of Niveveh, 13 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandson and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her grandson, Sean E. Conley on August 10, 2014. Her brothers and sisters, Forrest, Richard, Samuel, Russell, Alma, Helen, Althea, J .Edwin and Lucille.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. from the First United Methodist Church, Earlville. Interment will follow in the Earlville Cemetery.

Friends are invited and may call on Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. & 6 to 8 p.m., at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 3 Preston St., Earlville, NY.

In lieu of floral offerings, contributions may be made in her memory to, the Earlville First United Methodist Church; The Earlville Thrift Basket or The Hamilton Food Cupboard.

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Alberta Cronk

Published on: Monday, August 18, 2014


WILDER, KY – Alberta A. Cronk (nee; Beilke), 96, of Wilder, Ky. passed away on August 9, 2014 in Wilder, KY. She was a pharmaceutical assembler for Proctor & Gamble in Norwich, NY. Alberta was a long time volunteer at the gift shop at the Chenango Memorial Hospital in Norwich, NY; she was also a member of the Lafayette Chapter Order of Eastern Star in Oxford, NY. She was preceded in death by husband Floyd Cronk, her sister Wilma Beilke Walker and her loyal canine companion, Mickey, which died August 1. Mrs. Cronk is survived by her nephew and his wife Lloyd I. and Cindy K. Walker of Wilder, KY, grand niece Sierra R. Walker and grand nephew Collin W. Walker. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m., Monday, August 18, 2014 at Behe Funeral Home, 21 Main Street, Oxford, NY followed by Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Burial will take place in the Warn-Ten Broeck Cemetery, Oxford, New York. Memorials are suggested to local Animal Shelter. The Dobbling, Muehlenkamp & Erschell Funeral Home serving the family. Online condolences can be given at

Hobert A. “hobe” Sweet

Published on: Monday, August 18, 2014


NEWPORT – Hobert A. “Hobe” Sweet, 76, passed away at his home in Newport, on August 16, 2014 after a short illness.

Hobe was born in Utica on June 27, 1938, the son of the late Hobert D. and Margaret (Huckabone) Sweet. He graduated from West Canada Valley Central School and was a member of the Army National Guard. At one time, he owned a small sawmill in Smyrna, and later worked for Cianbro Corp. from which he retired in 2006. After retiring, he enjoyed designing and building hand crafted furniture and other woodworking projects in his home workshop. He also enjoyed hanging out at “deer camp” and hunting with his sons and friends. Hobe was a member of Post #0876 American Legion, Sherburne and West Canada Creek Association, Newport.

He is survived by his loving companion and caretaker, Terry France of Newport; his children, Laurie Anne Sweet of Sherburne, Mark (Shelly) Sweet of Deer Park, TX and Ronald Sweet of Earlville; and his grandchildren, Ashley Sweet (Mike Tompkins) of NYC and David Sweet of Deer Park, TX. He was beloved “Uncle Sonny” to his nieces, Denise Morgan (Nancy Cunningham) of New Hartford, Mary Lee (John) Dedicke of Newport and Janet (Brian) LaRock of Poland, and their families, Karen (Jon) Hopsicker, Tucker and Hudson, Heather Dedicke, Amanda LaRock and Justin Morgan. In addition, he is survived by two half-brothers, Scott (Denyce) Sweet of Cold Brook and Kevin (Patricia) Sweet of Poland; and his former wife, Kathy Sweet of Earlville. Missing him terribly are his furry children, Molly, Jake, Toby and Harry. He was predeceased in January by his sister, Joan Evans, with whom he had a close and loving relationship.

Respecting Hobe’s wishes, there will be no services and burial will be private at Poland Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

The family extends heartfelt thanks to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. for the compassion and comfort extended to Hobe and his family in his final days. A special thanks to Judy Stubba.

Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. or a local animal shelter.

Arrangements are entrusted to Autenrith Funeral Home, Newport.

Online tributes at:

Donna L. Franklin

Published on: Thursday, August 21, 2014


EAST PHARSALIA – Donna L. Franklin, 70, a longtime resident of East Pharsalia and most recently of Norwich, passed away Monday evening, Aug. 18, 2014, in the Wilson Regional Medical Center of Johnson City.

Donna was born on July 26, 1944 in Norwich the daughter of Kenneth and Mary (Westover) Dolan. She grew up in East Pharsalia and was a 1961 graduate of the Norwich High School. Following her schooling she gained employment with the Norwich Shoe Co. where she worked for over 30 years. In 1992 Donna went to work for New York Central Ins. Co. in the Sherburne office until her retirement in May of 2008.

Donna was very active in the East Pharsalia Community. She was a member of the East Pharsalia Fire Dept. Auxiliary for over 25 years where she served as treasurer, had served many years as Election Inspector and served as President of the East Pharsalia Cemetery.

Donna was a very friendly and outgoing person. She had many friends throughout the community and loved to dance. In her younger years she spent many nights dancing at the Loomis Hay Loft in South Otselic.

Donna is survived by her sister Dorothy Manwarren, her brother Merle (Mike) Dolan both of Norwich, her companion of many years Harmon Newell of Norwich, her 3 nieces Wendy Snyder and husband William of Albany, Connie Manwarren of Norwich and Tina Roach - Kelly and husband Edmund of Brooklyn. Also surviving are her 3 great nephews Matthew Snyder, Niall Roach - Kelly and Cormac Roach - Kelly. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

Funeral services for Donna will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 1p.m. from the R.J.Fahy Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the East Pharsalia Cemetery.

Friends may call at the R.J.Fahy Funeral Home on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m.

Please consider memorial contributions to Breast Cancer Awareness and sent to Gateway for Cancer Research, 1336 Basswood Road, Schaumburg, Ill., 60173. Please make checks payable to Gateway for Cancer Research and indicate that it is in memory of Donna Franklin.

Arrangements are with the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home.

John A. Myers, Jr.

Published on: Thursday, August 21, 2014


NORTH NORWICH – John A. Myers, Jr., 86, a longtime North Norwich resident and former Town of North Norwich Justice of the Peace, passed away Sunday evening, Aug. 17, 2014, in the New York State Veterans Home of Oxford where he has made his home for the past several years.

John was born on May 24, 1928 in Utica the son of John and Elizabeth (Day) Myers Sr. He grew up in the Norwich area where he attended St. Paul’s Catholic School and graduated from the Norwich High School in 1946. Following his education, John entered the United States Air Force serving his country until his honorable discharge in 1953. He returned home and gained employment with the Norwich Pharmacal Co until 1968. He then went to work for the W.T. Grant Co in Norwich for several years. John also served for over 20 years as the Town of North Norwich Justice of the Peace. He was also a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus.

On Oct. 31, 1959 in St. Paul’s Catholic Church he married Jean Parr.

John will be remembered by his children as a wonderful dad.

John is survived by his children James Myers of Cooperstown, Janice Yerton of Sherburne and Jennifer Tibbens and husband Bernie of Sherburne and the mother of his children Jean Myers of Norwich. Also surviving is his sister Isabel Call of Norwich, brother Oswald Myers and wife Arietta of So. Otselic and his grandchildren Molly Jean Myers, Cameron Yerton and Jesse J. Yerton. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Private services for John will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are with the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home.

Susan M. Zeidner

Published on: Friday, August 22, 2014


BOUCKVILLE – Susan M. Zeidner, 57, of Perkins Rd., passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Community Memorial Hospital in Hamilton.

She was born October 3, 1956 in New Berlin, NY, a daughter of Ebenezer and Rosetta Muller Jaquay. Susan graduated from New Berlin High School, received her LPN degree from SUNY Delhi, and her RN degree from SUNY Morrisville. On July 17, 2004, Susan married Frederick Zeidner at Chittenango Falls, NY. She had previously been married to Thomas Atwell, Sr. Susan worked as a nurse for 38 years, at the NYS Veterans Home in Oxford, the Bassett Family Health Center in Hamilton, and most recently for Chenango County as a Public Health Nurse. Her children and grandchildren were the light of her life and spending time with them was her greatest joy.

She was a member of the Amazing Grace Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Fred; her mother, Rosetta Jaquay of Sherburne; children, Thomas Jr. and Kelly Atwell of Sherburne; Anna Atwell of Baldwinsville; step-children, Jennifer and Hoyt Swann of MD; Brian and Patricia Zeidner of PA; sisters and brothers-in-law, Brenda and William McNeice of CT; Diane and John Fisken of WA; brother and sister-in-law, Ebenezer, Jr. and Lisa Jaquay of PA; grandchildren, Madyson and Abigail Atwell; step-grandchildren, Benjamin and Zachary Zeidner, Andrea and Alex Swann. She was predeceased by her father, Ebenezer Jaquay and a granddaughter, Elizabeth Atwell.

Funeral services will be held at 11am Saturday, August 23, 2014 from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 10 S. Main St., Sherburne, followed by interment in the Columbus Corners Cemetery.

Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Friday from 5-8pm.

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